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You and the Planet: State of the Earth

You and the Planet: State of the Earth

So, ladies and gentleman, my name is Andy Hopper, I’m Treasurer of the Royal Society and I very much welcome you all to this event, and as importantly perhaps even more so, to the large numbers online who are joining in real time, and almost certainly even bigger numbers will view this over a period …

Climate Change: How Doomed ARE We?

Climate Change: How Doomed ARE We?

(bouncy music) – All right, so climate change is the existential question that humanity is facing. Just hearing those two words, I can feel my heart rate going up. – [Man] Climate change! – Oh, Oh, There it goes. But here’s my worry, are we too late? Has climate change reached the point of no …

Humans, Biodiversity, and Habitat Loss — HHMI BioInteractive Video

Humans, Biodiversity, and Habitat Loss — HHMI BioInteractive Video

[music plays] [ANNOUNCER:] Welcome to HHMI’s 2014 Holiday Lectures on Science. [music plays] This year’s lectures, “Biodiversity in the Age of Humans,” will be given by three of the world’s leading experts in the study of biodiversity and conservation biology. Dr. Anthony Barnosky, of the University of California Berkley; Dr. Elizabeth Hadly of Stanford University; …

The Manipulation of Twitter – Smarter Every Day 214

The Manipulation of Twitter – Smarter Every Day 214

– You’ve probably heard a lot of talk lately about bots on Twitter or even foreign involvement in our political process. For example, the president of the United States publicly thanked a Twitter account which we now know was run by malicious actors located somewhere in Russia. Now, depending on what your political views are …